Connecting Hearts: Grocery items for seniors in need

Connecting Hearts is a partnership between WBIR, Mobile Meals and Second Harvest Food Bank.

Connecting Hearts is a partnership between WBIR, Mobile Meals and Second Harvest Food Bank.

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An an extension of the existing Mobile Meals program for seniors, it will pair local volunteers with local at-risk seniors, offering weekly companionship and grocery delivery. As part of the program, the qualified seniors will get a weekly bag of groceries along with a 1-hour visit from a group of volunteers at least once a week.

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Approved food items for Connecting Hearts:

  • Canned fruits/vegetables/beans (pop top)
  • Individual Fruit cups (juice packed)
  • Peanut butter
  • Crackers (Ritz, Wheat Thins, Saltines)
  • Macaroni and cheese (individual serving cups)
  • Canned soups (Reg. or Low Sodium) Individual serving cups or pop top
  • Tuna or Chicken Pouch style or pop top
  • Cereal (Whole grain
  • Instant Oatmeal/Grits/Cream of Wheat- Individual packs
  • Granola bars or breakfast bars (prepackaged)
  • Vegetable/Juice boxes or bottled juices (non-refrigerated)
  • Milk boxes (individual or powdered) Non refrigerated
  • Boost or carnation instant breakfast (bottled or powdered)
  • Nuts/Trail Mix
  • Dried Fruit (Prunes, raisins etc.)